With Christmas just days away, some people can't wait for the holiday season to come to an end. For liberal comedian Bill Maher, he is happy to remind those who are in a bad mood, that it's not always as awful as they might think.

Maher on Christmas

For Christians, Christmas is the great celebration of Jesus Christ's alleged birth, with a trip to church a routine stop on the to-do list. However, Christmas has become commercialized over the years, and many secular Americans, and others around the world, celebrate the holiday as a time to end the year with family and friends.

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However, there are also many who celebrate other holidays, or don't celebrate anything at all. As seen on his offical Twitter account on December 22, Bill Maher posted a reminder of why it's important to survive the holiday season, and how to get it done.

In a retro video from a 2014 episode of HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher," the outspoken atheist explained why it was important to have fun and help save Christmas.

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"When the subject of Christmas comes out now, I notice so many people role their eyes and say some variation of "ugh I hate Christmas,'" Maher pointed out, while vowing to "save Christmas" in the humorous skit. "I'm sure many of you are thinking that I am an odd choice to be the one saving Christmas, but I have never hid my affection for the holiday," Maher continued, while taking a shot at the Christian story about the Virgin Mary giving birth to Jesus, while comparing it an episode of the "Maury" show.

Bill Maher then went on to offer his "three-point plan" to help "rehabilitate Christmas." Point one, Maher suggested that the three big holidays to end the season, Christmas, Thanksgiving, and Halloween, should all be combined into one holiday, titled "Thankshallowistmas." Maher then offered his second point that restricts certain topics that can be discussed during Christmas dinner, which include "politics, child rearing advice, weight gain, 'good things Hitler did,' and whether the carpet matches the drapes." In his final suggestion, Maher called for end of "gift giving."

Return of "Real Time"

While Bill Maher has been active on social media, he makes his long-awaited return to television during the season premiere of "Real Time with Bill Maher" on January 20.

The theme of the season is "Make America Smart Again," which is a take on Donald Trump's "Make American Great Again" slogan. Ironically, when Maher makes his return, it's not only on his birthday, but also on Inauguration Day when Donald Trump will be sworn in as president.

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